Safety Training

The Department of Public Safety has created several safety-related trainings for the USC community.

What to Do in the Event of an Active Shooter

Tailored for students, faculty and staff, this training addresses what to do in the event of an active shooter on campus and discusses the options of “Run, Hide or Fight.” For more information visit our Active Shooter website or contact our Director of Community Affairs and Strategic Communications Bureau, Elizabeth Carreño-Diaz at (213) 740-2489 or

Self-defense Classes for Women

The Rape Aggression Defense System (RAD) teaches women realistic self-defense tactics and techniques. Learn more about self-defense classes offered by DPS.